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I made it through the IV chemo I made it through the IV chemo

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Unread 05-01-2002, 04:13 PM
I made it through the IV chemo

Hi ladies--

Well, I made it through the first round of the IV chemo and it wasn't as bad as I thought it was going to be! I don't have a port anymore and they had to stick me five (yes, 5) times to find a vein for my blood draw the day before, so I was very nervous that they would not be able to find a vein. My chemo nurse was so wonderful (aren't they all?) and managed to find one in my hand on the first try, and the chemo went on without incident. I don't feel too bad today, just some very minor nausea and my hands and feet feel kind of hot, but that is to be expected. All in all, things are going much better than I had hoped and it's a relief to have the first round under my belt, so to speak. I wanted to thank all of you wonderful ladies for your thoughts and prayers as I am going through this ordeal -- you are the best!

Love always,

Cyndy
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Unread 05-01-2002, 04:21 PM
I made it through the IV chemo

Yea! One down. You will get through this, and this time will fly by!!

As far as being stuck 5 times....you don't have to be their orange!! If they don't get it in 2, next time ask for the IV team!

Think good and happy thoughts!!
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Unread 05-01-2002, 04:24 PM
I made it through the IV chemo

HOORAY

SO GLAD YOU MADE IT, WE KNEW YOU WOULD.

ONE DOWN, THAT'S HOW YA HAVE TO THINK
ONE LESS!!!!
YOU'LL GET THROUGH THIS JUST FINE.
PRAYING FOR YOU ALWAYS.

CHIN UP!!!!!
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Unread 05-01-2002, 04:37 PM
I made it through the IV chemo

s Cyndy

I am so glad to hear you have started the Doxil.
Now you are on your way!!!! You really can do it again Cyndy.
Hopefully the after effects will be minor. It sounds like your fighting spirit is back on track. Keep your chin up and know we are here for you!!!!! You are always in my thoughts and prayers.

s karenann
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Unread 05-01-2002, 05:07 PM
I made it through the IV chemo



Hi, Cyndy!

I'm so glad it went well for you today (needle sticks aside, that is). Keep up that positive attitude--you're going to make it through this!

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Unread 05-01-2002, 05:08 PM
I made it through the IV chemo

Hey Cyndy that's great news , we knew you could do it You hang in there , you are stronger than you realize. Love you lots ......... have some : to celebrate
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Unread 05-01-2002, 07:11 PM
I made it through the IV chemo

YAY CYNDY !!!!!!

I'm so Glad eveything went well for you!! You are SO on your way woman!! BIG BIG BIG BIG HUGE 's To you!!

I've been praying for YOU!

We Ya
Susan
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Unread 05-02-2002, 07:42 AM
That's the Badger Spirit!

Thata Doxil is going to knock this out for good! Sorry about the vein problem--I have very bad veins and for some odd reason last Dec. in the ER they wouldn't use the port and blew THE good vein on the first try. I wound up with so many sticks and holes I couldn't count. Have you thought about another port? Anyway, I'm so glad you made it through that first one so well--the first of something is always the scariest and now--under your belt!
Ellen
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Unread 05-02-2002, 08:23 AM
I made it through the IV chemo

Way to go Cyndy!!

I'm so glad it went OK. Sounds like you had an of a nurse. Remember to and have some :

Dorrie
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Unread 05-02-2002, 01:52 PM
Hi Cyndy

Congradulations on making through that first round. It must feel so good to have that one behind you.

Sending you extra and just because.

Shelley
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